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PhilaU Students Design Spacesuits for NASA: Metro, Seattle Post-Intelligencer and others

A team of PhilaU students collaborated with NASA to come up with three new spacesuit designs for the agency’s new Z-2 series suits, Metro reported in a front-page story on April 14.   Fashion design seniors Gabriela Canosa and Cassandra …

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Author and Journalist Jeff Selingo to speak at PhilaU Commencement: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Jeff Selingo, journalist and author of College (Un)Bound: The Future of Higher Education and What It Means for Students, will speak at Philadelphia University’s Commencement on May 17, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported.

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Philadelphia University hosts international workshop on luxury retail operations and supply-chain management: The Philadelphia Inquirer

More than two dozen academics presented papers at the Third International Workshop on Luxury Retail Operations and Supply-Chain Management at Philadelphia University, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported on April 16. Marie-Eve Faust, assistant professor of fashion merchandising and management, and Marcia …

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PhilaU Students Team Up With NASA on Spacesuit Designs: NBC10, WHYY Newsworks

PhilaU fashion design and engineering students collaborated with NASA to design the outer layers for three new spacesuits, NBC10 reported April 9 at 11 p.m.  The public has until April 15 to vote on their favorite, which NASA will develop …

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PhilaU students design fashion-foward spacesuits for NASA: The Philadelphia Inquirer

A team of PhilaU fashion design and engineering students designed three innovative new spacesuits for NASA, which is now asking the public to choose the favorite, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported April 8.  The project included fashion design seniors Gabriela Canosa …

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Natalie Nixon, Stragetic Design MBA Director, on health stories project: The Boston Globe

Natalie Nixon, director of PhilaU’s Strategic Design MBA program, talked about health care experiences for the new Patient Translations project, The Boston Globe reported April 8.

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NASA Asks Public to Vote on PhilaU-Designed Spacesuits: USA Today

Earthlings can vote on new NASA spacesuits designed by PhilaU fashion design and engineering students, USA Today reported April 6.   The core of the suit is the technologically advanced Z-2 series spacesuit,  but the “cover layers are fashion statements” …

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Alumna Stephanie Agger one of youngest colleges coaches: Yahoo! Sports

PhilaU alumna Stephanie Agger, who at 24 took over the women’s program at Penn State Abington last year, said her age has helped her connect with young recruits, Yahoo! Sports reported in an April 3 story on young college coaches.  Agger …

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Fashion design alumnus Jorge Luis Salinas presented at LIF fashion week: Agencia Peruana de Noticias and Fibre2Fashion

Peruvian designer and PhilaU fashion design alumnus Jorge Luis Salinas presented his new collection for his youth fashion brand Entourage at the Latin American LIFWeek fashion event, Andina Agencia Peruana de Noticias and fibre2fashion reported. “Decorated with studs, the Philadelphia …

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City managers learn about business innovation at PhilaU: Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia city workers learned to innovate in their jobs as part of PhilaU’s Academy of Municipal Innovation, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported March 30.  The seven-week program was designed to give the 19 city workers from a variety of offices the …

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